Months and months into the coronavirus pandemic, things still look a lot different, and while some gyms have reopened, working out at home still feels like the safest decision. Still, chances are you’re bored with the workouts and equipment you’ve had on hand since March and some added spice to mix-up your routines would be welcomed. The Kettle Gryp’s Adjustable Portable Weight Grip (Buy It, $35, amazon.com) can help.
The $35 gadget was created to turn any regular dumbbell into a kettlebell, essentially doubling the tool’s function. Simply open the handles of the Kettle Gryp, place the dumbbell on the foam insert, and snap the latch closed. Then you can kettlebell swing your dumbbell to your heart rate’s content. (Related: Your Comprehensive Guide to At-Home Workouts)
The brand says the lightweight plastic Kettle Gryp works with most standard dumbbells up to 55 pounds that have a handle that’s at least 4.5 inches in length and no more than 1.5 inches in diameter. What’s more, the brand stands behind the product with a lifetime warranty.
Buy It: Kettle Gryp Adjustable Portable Weight Grip, $35, amazon.com
According to the hundreds of Amazon shoppers who’ve given it a perfect review, the Kettle Gryp lives up to its wow-that’s-genius first impression. “I was unsure if this would fit my adjustable dumbbell weights, but they do,” says one reviewer. “Using this Kettle Gryp with my adjustable dumbbells has saved me a ton of money and space in my small workout area.” (Related: The Best Dumbbells to Add to Your Home Gym)
“This was one of the best quarantine purchases I ever made,” says another shopper. “Our gym switched to home workouts and I had a tough time trying to do any kettlebell movements with a dumbbell. Enter the Kettle Gryp and no more having to worry about kettlebell movements. It locked into place and offered a sturdy grip. Even though I’m back at the gym, I’ll still keep this with me… you know, in case lockdown 2.0 comes around.” If your home workouts need variety, head to Amazon to get the genius $35 workout tool that transforms any dumbbell into a kettlebell.